Of the million and a half words (at least a million and a half) that Howard Frank Mosher published, the sentence I think...|
An interview in which I reveal my favorite children’s book, what I did before I became a novelist, and my response to one very garish dust jacket
Over the holidays, I was interviewed about my work and “The Sleepwalker” by Laura Hamlett of Playback St. Louis. I thought her questions...|
Dear Friends Who Read and Readers Who Are Friends, When I finish a novel and the book works — and heaven knows that’s...|
Greetings! “The Sleepwalker” does not go on sale until January 10, 2017. Right now, however, thanks to Doubleday Books and Goodreads, you can...
John Gardner was thrown from his motorcycle and died the year before his book, The Art of Fiction, was published in 1983. Consequently,...
Dear Friends who Read and Readers who are Friends, I haven’t posted here since I stopping penning Idyll Banter on a weekly basis....
Vermont has never been spared the yin and yang of the world. We were certainly reminded this summer that we are not exempt...|
In one of the last weeks of my father’s life — though we had no idea at the time that he would...|
I rarely have the slightest idea where my books are going. That’s not a confession, it’s simply a reality. I don’t work from...|
Neil Gaiman says, “This is how you do it; you sit down at the keyboard and put one word after another until it’s...|